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  • Getting the most from your doctor

    Are you spending enough time with your doctor during medical appointments? 

  • Flu shots recommended sooner than later

    You may want to get your flu vaccine sooner rather than later this year. 

  • Car seat use percentages increase

    Some good news about car seat safety: a new study finds more infants and toddlers are being positioned correctly than ever before. 

  • Binge drinking and the teenage brain

    Some 'sobering' news about teens and alcohol: a new study finds binge drinking at a young age may harm the brain. 

  • Cancer research improving treatment

    Advances in cancer research have improved the prevention, detection and treatment of the disease. 

  • Hazardous air kits handed out to seniors in Yakima

    With the air quality alert in effect for a few more days, there is one group who could be a lot more sensitive to the smoke than others. 

  • Air quality alert for Yakima extended to Wednesday, Sept. 13

    The Washington State Department of Ecology is extending an air quality alert for the Yakima area that is in effect until 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 13. 

  • Studies show Zika virus could slow cancerous tumor growth

    Scientists may have found an intriguing benefit to the Zika virus. 

  • Time to get flu shots

    Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, which means it's time to start thinking about fall flu shots.